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Basing 6mm Miniatures for Commands and Colors Napoleonics

This is how we based our 6mm figures to replace the wooded blocks used by C&C. The Kallistra hexes are 10cm so we chose 4cm wide bases allowing two bases to fit side-by-side comfortably.

Line Infantry

40x15mm with 16 figures in 2 ranks.
One base is a command base with officer, standard(s), drummer.
A unit usually has 4 or sometimes 5 bases.
 

Grenadier & Guard Infantry

40x15mm with 16 figures in 2 ranks.
One base is a command base with officer, standard(s), drummer.
Distinguished by uniform (bearskins, big red plumes, kilts, etc.) or crimson standard (British Guard).
A unit usually has 4 or 5 bases.
 

Militia Infantry

40x15mm with 16 figures in 2 ranks.
No command base, or command base with no standard, or easily distinguished uniform .
A unit usually has 4 bases.
 

Light Infantry & Rifles

40x15mm with 8 figures skirmishing in 2 lines.
One base can be a command base with officer and bugler.
Rifles distinguished by green uniform.
A unit usually has 3, 4 or 5 bases.
 

Light Cavalry & Lancers

40x15mm with 6 figures in 1 line.
One base is a command base with officer and trumpeter.
A unit usually has 3 or 4 bases.
 

Cossacks

40x15mm with 4 figures in open order.
A unit usually has 2 bases.
 

Heavy Cavalry & Cuirassiers

40x15mm with 6 figures in 1 line.
One base is a command base with officer, standard and trumpeter.
A unit usually has 3 or 4 bases.
 

Foot Artillery

40x30mm with 8 figures serving 2 pieces of artillery.
One base can be a 40x30mm base with limber or a 60x40mm base with limbers and/or caissons.
A unit usually has 3 bases.
 

Horse Artillery

40x30mm with 8 figures serving 2 pieces of artillery and one mounted officer.
One base can be a 40x30mm base with limber or a 60x40mm base with limbers and/or caissons.
A unit usually has 3 bases.
 

Generals

25mm round base with 3 or 4 figures.